About The EQUALITY Study:

 
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The EQUALITY study aims to develop a patient-centered method to collect information of individual patient’s sexual orientation and gender identity in an emergency department setting.


Approaching sensitive information in sensitive circumstances.

Approaching sensitive information in sensitive circumstances.

This is a THREE PHASE study: 

1. Engage patients and providers to identify preferred approaches to collecting sexual orientation and gender identity information.

2. Develop methods for collecting sexual orientation and gender identity in collaboration with our stakeholders and community-based organizations.

3. Implement and evaluate methods for collecting sexual orientation and gender identity information from patients at local emergency departments. 

 

For further resources and references on collecting SO/GI information, LGBT health and healthcare click here

For a list of upcoming events related to the EQUALITY study click here


This work is partially supported through a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Program Award (AD-1306-03980).

All statements in this report, including its findings and conclusions, are solely those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), its Board of Governors or Methodology Committee.

* Images provided by Howard Choi